My Father, Electromagnetic
Short-format documentary (12 minutes 36 seconds). Release date: 2015.
A devoted daughter resurrects her father's spirit. Princess Elettra Marconi Giovanelli's father Guglielmo Marconi invented radio and won the 1909 Nobel Prize for his work in wireless communication. Through love and memories, she relives the visionary scientific experiments she witnessed on board his floating laboratory, the yacht "Elettra".
A Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking production
Directed and edited by John Riggio '16
Cinematography by Sean Feuer '14 and Adam Nawrot '14
Producers Professors Corey Brennan and Dena Seidel
Funded by Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences
Archival and Additional Footage Cinecittà Luce, British Pathé, Susan Riggio
Music Anjey Satori "The Rest," Deuter "Uno," 101 Strings Orchestra "O Mio Bambino Caro."
Special thanks Princess Elettra Marconi Giovanelli, Prince Guglielmo Marconi Giovanelli, David Fitzpatrick, Bill Riggio, Paul Israel
Made in the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking, Mason Gross School of the Arts under the supervision of Professor Dena Seidel
School of Arts and Sciences : Department of Classics
Mason Gross School of the Arts : Center for Digital Filmmaking